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E. Hoge; S. Zipser for the California Institute of TechnologyStory of Palomar, The (1948)

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Description: Feature film about the building and use of the 200" telescope. Includes footage of Hubble, Humason, Rule, Porter, Max Mason, John Anderson, Marcus Brown, DuBridge, Bowen and technicians working on mirror. With sky picture and animation sequences demonstrating how optical (reflecting) telescope works.

Source: 1 Tape of 1: Betacam (film-to-video transfer)

Collection: Palomar Observatory motion pictures collection

Rights: Public domain. No restrictions on use.

Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).

This movie is part of the collection: California Institute of Technology Archives

Producer: E. Hoge; S. Zipser for the California Institute of Technology
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Language: English
Keywords: californialightandsound; Reflecting Telescopes--Palomar, Mount (Calif.)--History
Contact Information: Caltech Archives, Mail Code 015A-74, Caltech, Pasadena, California 91125 Telephone: (626) 395-2704 Fax: (626) 395-4073 Email:

Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0

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